Religious Studies Faculty 

Julie Ingersoll

Professor and Program Coordinator

Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara.

Specialties:  Religion and American Culture, Religion and Politics, and Religion and Gender

Office:  Building 10, Room 2220


Blog:  Religion Dispatches

Brandi Denison


Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Specialties: American Indian religions; African-American religions; theories of religion

Office:  Building 10, Room 2223



Ron Lukens-Bull

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Religious Studies

Ph.D., Arizona State University

Specialties:  Sociocultural Anthropology, Anthropology of Religion, Islam, Modernity and Globalization, Education, Southeast Asia  

Office:  Building 51, Room 2221 


Rick Phillips

Associate Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Rutgers University

Specialties:  Sociological Theory, Sociology of Religion, Deviant Behavior  

Office:  Building 51, Room 2223 


Mary McGovern Treyz

Part-time Instructor of Religious Studies

Ph.D., Fordham University

Specialities:  Comparative Religion, Liberation Theology



Retired Founding Members

Neil Gray

Part-time Instructor of Philosophy and Religious Studies

S.T.B., General Theological Seminary; Advanced graduate study in philosophy, University of Chicago

Specialties:  Religious Thought, History of Christianity, Contemporary Christian Thought, and Postmodernism



John C. Maraldo

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy; UNF Distinguished Professor, 1994

Ph.D., University of Munich

Specialties:  Asian and Comparative Philosophy, Japanese Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Self, and Philosophy of Religion